Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

Regional Best Practices

This document which is aimed at government, NGOs and donor agencies involved in rural development, provides lessons learned (good and bad) and recommendations based on three years of field activities to facilitate co-management of inshore fisheries across six south and southeast Asian countries, namely Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. 
This illustrated document provides lessons learned (good and bad) in a succinct readable format from a regional fisheries development programme which conducted field activities on information and communications technology (ICT) for small-scale fishers across six south and southeast Asian countries over three years.
This document which is aimed at development practitioners including government, NGOs and donors involved in rural development, provides lessons learned (good and bad) from three years of post-harvest and marketing activities in the field across the six south and southeast Asian countries, namely Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The document gives recommendations to increase both likely...
This document is an 14 page illustrated summary of the 300 page RFLP baseline survey for Indonesia against the five RFLP national level outputs namely co-management, safety at sea and vulnerability reduction, post-harvest and marketing, livelihoods enhancement and diversification and micro-finance services. This document is in a format which policy makers can quickly and easily understand, digest and take better...
The sharing of management responsibility and authority between local communities and government over fisheries resources can play a major role in their improvement. The Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for South and Southeast Asia (RFLP) funded by Spain and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has sought to establish mechanisms and build capacity for co-management in...